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October 06, 2016

Taking a Top-Level View of Hybrid Cloud Management

Brian Wheeler

Hybrid cloud adoption is at a tipping point. See the surprising list of today's top hybrid cloud management providers, software, and tools. Okay, let’s get down to it: There’s nothing magical or unusual about protecting your organization’s most s...

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September 21, 2016

Tips for Ensuring You Get a Sweet Deal on Your Cloud Contract

Morpheus

Sometimes, the transformation of IT to a cloud infrastructure can seem like the Oklahoma land rush: Get there fast, get there first, stake your claim or miss out. “Not so fast,” say the people holding the purse strings – and rightly so. As Mich...

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September 07, 2016

Making the Business Case for Cloud-based Disaster Recovery

Morpheus

Business managers and IT managers generally agree on the importance of achieving their organization’s goals, and on the strategies and methods to be used to achieve those goals – with one glaring and potentially calamitous exception: backups. Y...

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August 26, 2016

VMworld 2016 - The Ultimate Guide

Morpheus

  Welcome to VMworld!   Thousands of attendees will be at VMworld 2016, and we know that it can be tricky to find your way around, so we put together this handy guide to help.   Be sure to stop by our booth in the VMware New Innovators Area...

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August 24, 2016

Managed Service Providers Find New, Profitable Roles in the Cloud

Brian Wheeler

All signs point to a rocky future for managed service providers. As Zachary Purl writes in an August 1, 2016, article on Business2Community, MSP margins are shrinking, and the traditional managed services model is being commoditized. So why are...

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August 18, 2016

Morpheus Accelerates Azure for Microsoft Service Providers

Morpheus

According to IDC, annual corporate spending on cloud providers will reach $100 billion by the end of the decade. Based on those estimates, millions of corporations will be looking for cloud management solutions in the coming years. Managed servi...

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August 07, 2016

The Art of Data Logging — The New Stack

Morpheus

*This article first appeared on The New Stack.  When it comes to analyzing the effectiveness and usability of your applications, gathering the data you need in order to make decisions about what can be improved is essential. However, this data ha...

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July 27, 2016

Cron Jobs: How to Get Started with Automation

Brian Wheeler

When using a Linux operating system, you have a powerful and helpful tool available to you called "Cron". Using this tool, you can schedule what are called Cron jobs, which can help a system administrator automate a number of tasks such a backup...

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July 20, 2016

Matching Storage Model to Data Structure in Mixed Database Environments

Brian Wheeler

Not so long ago, data storage was limited to three physical forms: direct-attached storage (DAS) such as traditional standbys SCSI and SATA disk drives; storage-area networks (SAN) that cluster disks into logical units (LUN) on servers accessed ...

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